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ECCO PARTNERS WITH THE ISU WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

Danish footwear brand Ecco will be a partner of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 in Helsinki. ECCO is a global leader in innovative footwear for men, women and children. The company was founded in 1963 in Denmark.  “We are very…
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Luhta and the Finnish Figure Skating Association continue their long-standing partnership. Luhta will be providing the clothes for the organizing committee at the upcoming ISU World Figure Skating Championships, including the clothing of over 400…
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Music plays a fundamental role in figure skating, as it gives the skater a chance to bring out their artistic side. The right music combined with the right choreography can at best offer an enduring and memorable experience for the spectator. However,…
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“When designing the Opening Ceremony we decided to start with the theme of Light”, says Tiina of the creative team behind the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. “We created a story that would showcase different forms of light, highlighting the role natural…
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Susanna Rahkamo and Petri Kokko have made Finnish figure skating history with up to four ISU Championships medals, making them the most successful Finnish ice dancers to date. The couple will take part in the 2017 ISU World Championships in Helsinki,…
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Ticket sales for the Worlds 2017 competition have exceeded expectations. Over 46 000 tickets have been sold for the event, which begins in late March, already reaching 70% of the sales objective at the moment. Tickets for the Men’s and…
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Diandra, the famous Finnish pop singer, performs the official song of the World Figure Skating Championships 2017. Diandra rose to fame as the winner of the sixth season of the Finnish singing competition Idols in 2012. The premiere of the song, Light Up…
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The Worlds2017 organization and the Helsinki Regional Transport Authority HSL will work together during the figure skating World Championships in late March – early April. More than 65,000 spectators are expected to attend the competition, which takes…
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This is the creative team behind the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of Worlds 2017, Eve, Nina, Paiu, Sini and Tiina. “We believe that skating can truly light up a person, audience, and the entire arena, and the theme we have chosen for the Opening…
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Writer Leena Lehtolainen has become an ambassador for the 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships. Her titles have been translated into as many as 29 languages, making her one of the most popular Finnish writers internationally. Lehtolainen, who…
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Three-time European Championship medalist Kiira Korpi will serve as ambassador for the figure skating event of the century. Korpi hasn’t remained idle since retiring from competitive skating. At the moment, she lives in New York and is pursuing the…
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Finnair and the Finnish Figure Skating Association have signed a partner agreement for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships held in Helsinki on March 29- April 2, 2017. Approximately 65 000 people are expected to attend the event, with large groups…
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Noora Räty, one of the all-time best goaltenders in women’s ice hockey, has become an ambassador for the figure skating event of the century. Räty has tended the goal for the Finnish women’s national ice hockey team at three Olympics and several World…
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Waltteri Torikka, opera singer and one of Finland’s leading musical artists, has taken on the role of ambassador for the figure skating event of the century. Torikka, who is quickly establishing a career at home and abroad, represents the new generation…
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The Finnish Figure Skating Association and the Finnish National Opera and Ballet will work together at the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships. Artistic Director of the Ballet Kenneth Greve will choreograph a number in the opening ceremony and serve…
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The volunteers are the most important asset in organizing successful championships. Hundreds of volunteers are recruited for the World Championships. Different positions include e.g. interpreters, accreditation, hotel services, drivers, hospitality…
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